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HJR 877: Ad Valorem Tax Discount for Spouses of Certain Deceased Veterans Who Had Permanent, Combat-Related Disabilities

JOINT RESOLUTION by Killebrew ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman ; Eagle ; Fine ; Hill ; Magar ; Stark ; Webb ; Zika

Ad Valorem Tax Discount for Spouses of Certain Deceased Veterans Who Had Permanent, Combat-Related Disabilities; Proposes amendments to State Constitution to authorize surviving spouse of deceased veteran to carry over certain discounts on ad valorem taxes on homestead property until surviving spouse remarries or sells or otherwise disposes of property, if, upon veteran's death, veteran had permanent, combat-related disabilities; authorizes discount to be transferred to another permanent residence if surviving spouse has not remarried.

Last Action: 6/17/2020 - Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/9/2019 House • Filed
12/12/2019 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 74
1/13/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 9:30 am, 12 HOB
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 74
1/15/2020 House • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 393
• Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 393
2/7/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 02/11/20, 9:30 am, Morris Hall
2/11/2020 House • Favorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 534
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 534
2/18/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/20/20, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
2/20/2020 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 629
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 629
2/27/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/20
3/3/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 698
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/4/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 728
• Passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 728
3/4/2020 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 416
• Withdrawn from Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 405
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for SJR 1076 -SJ 405
• Received -SJ 416
• Read 2nd time -SJ 405
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 460
• Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 461
3/5/2020 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 805
6/17/2020 • Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State